Savannah Marshall Reveals How She Ended Up With Floyd Mayweather’s TMT

Published 12/26/2021, 7:00 AM EST


WBO female middleweight champion Savannah Marshall has worked with several promoters in her career so far. Although she is just over four years into the professional chain, the undefeated star has already turned heads with her action. She is on an impeccable surge in the sport and can soon land up in a high-voltage unification clash with Claressa Shields.

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‘Silent Assassin’ Marshall can expect that matchup to happen somewhere in 2022. While several contractual and promotional strategies are on the line, Marshall is not new to those things. The Briton has also been with Floyd Mayweather’s TMT, and seeing all of it in such a short span, clearly turns her into an A-listed boxing veteran. In a chat with Sky Sports Boxing, Marshall detailed how she landed up in Mayweather’s stable.

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Savannah Marshall, “It was a guy called Sam Jones. He was actually a promoter, I was Sam’s first boxer, yeah. Sam was the guy who set up the, maybe becoming part of the money team.”

“I only met Floyd [Mayweather] once or twice and actually moved out there last about six months. The skin didn’t come back.”

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11-0 as a professional, Marshall has the potential to become a starfighter. She shares her existing record with Claressa Shields, who is also 11-0 in her career. However, Marshall has earned most of her wins via stoppage and currently holds a record of 9 KOs. On the contrary, Shields has 2 stoppages under her name. While female boxing looks to lack A-listed Knockout artists, Marshall is clearly raking up the stakes and doing a brilliant job for female combat.

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Can we see Savannah Marshall land up against big names in 2022?

Currently, on an eight-fight KO streak, Marshall ended 2021 with 2 wins under her name. Besides, she has defended her middleweight strap twice and is clearly deserving of a unification fight. As the lightweight division can see two of their best in Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano lock horns, the middleweight division deserves a bout between Marshall and Shields.

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Both women have been flawless in their rides and have overpowered everyone in their division. It’s time they collide and settle the doubts for once and for all. Hence, Savannah Marshall can clearly see herself in blockbuster matchups ahead. But a lot of it depends on how the promoters will react to the current conditions.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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